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One word has reduced the number of bribery cases in the Suez Canal

With just a few means, in the course of two years it has become possible for carriers to get their vessels through the Suez Canal without having to pay the pilots in, for instance, cigarettes. "A milestone," says anti-corruption organization MACN, which is behind the initiative.

No. Not in capital letters, with exclamation points nor yelling or screaming - just a calm "no."

By using this word, it has become much easier for a significant portion of the commercial fleet to transit the Suez Canal, a passage that annually sees a tenth of all cargo flow through it.

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